Ockenden, California

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Coordinates: 37°05′20″N 119°19′03″W / 37.08889°N 119.31750°W / 37.08889; -119.31750

Ockenden
Unincorporated community
Ockenden is located in California
Ockenden
Ockenden
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°05′20″N 119°19′03″W / 37.08889°N 119.31750°W / 37.08889; -119.31750
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 5,568 ft (1,697 m)

Ockenden is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 1.25 miles (2.0 km) south of Shaver Lake Heights,[2] at an elevation of 5568 feet (1697 m).[1]

A post office operated at Ockenden from 1893 to 1918.[2] The name commemorates Thomas J. Ockenden, its first postmaster.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ockenden, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1082. ISBN 9781884995149.